Martin Wolf

Financial Times


Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. His books include Fixing Global Finance, Why Globalization Works, and The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis.

In 2000, he was awarded the Commander of the British Empire (CBE).

Featured Work

SEP 24, 2015 Podcast

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over?

Economist Martin Wolf lays out the three enormous problems Europe faces today: relations with Russia; a possible Brexit; and the migration crisis. He goes on ...

The Shifts and the Shocks: What We

OCT 23, 2014 Podcast

The Shifts and the Shocks: What We've Learned--and Have Still to Learn--From the Financial Crisis

Why did the 2008 financial crisis occur? What should it teach us about modern economies and economics? Martin Wolf does a masterly job of untangling this ...

MAY 14, 2012 Podcast

America in the 21st Century: A View from Europe

It's likely that the U.S. will cease to be the world's largest economic power by not later than the 2020s, predicts Martin Wolf. However--depending ...